Stratolaunch Approaches Hypersonic Speeds in First Talon-A Flight

Stratolaunch completed the first test flight of its autonomous reusable hypersonic test aircraft — Talon-A, or TA-1 — on March 9, 2024 at Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

Watch this video to learn why the flight marks a major milestone in privately funded hypersonic flight testing for the Department of Defense (DoD).